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HOW DI I REPLACE THE OUTER VACUUM BAG

I have been able to free the top of the bag but don't know how to remove the bottom from the micro thing.

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Do you mean you want to take the comple bag assembly off?

Just twist the boot. Its stiff, but it will come off with the bag

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How do I, get the outer bag off to replace it.


Debby,
Do you have a bag dock that holds your paper bags? If you do, squeeze the bottom of the part that goes around the bag opening so that you can remove the hinged part and then you can spread the first part & take it off & then remove the bag. If you do not have a bag dock, there is a "U" shaped metal clip that goes over the opening on the connector assembly. Remove that clip & that will allow you to remove your bag. Hope this Helps!

Jan 19, 2015 | Oreck XL Ultra Bagged Upright Vacuum

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How do I replace the OUTER bag on my Oreck XL2200?


Depends on whether you have a bag dock or not. If you have a bag dock, squeeze the inside part where it hinges and pull off the outer part, then spread the inner part and pull off of the handle tube. Then you can pull the outer bag off of the same handle tube connection and then disconnect from the bottom. Installation is just the reverse of taking it off. If you do not have a bag dock, there is a "U" shaped clip that goes over the top of the bag connection on the handle tube. Use a flat blade screwdriver to pry up on the clip and pull it off. You can then pull your bag off the handle tube and disconnect at the bottom and replace your bag. Hope this helps!

Oct 05, 2014 | Oreck XL2200RS lightweight upright vacuum...

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Have a Kirby Heritage II vacuum. Need to replace a split fill tube. How do I remove the outer cloth bag from the mini-emptor, and then how do I take off the old/attach a new fill tube?


There is no need to remove the outer bag. The fill tube can be removed by cutting it off near the bottom and pulling on the support wire to unwind it from the neck on the mini-emptor. I usually hose down the bag and slosh it around in my laundry sink to clean it. After it dries, the new fill tube can be screwed onto the mini-emptor. You can wet the bottom of the tube with plain water to make it go on more easily. If you screw it on firmly, there is no need for cable ties at the bottom. Re-attach the top adaptor ( bag holder ), and secure it with cable ties.

Apr 16, 2011 | Kirby Heritage II Vacuum

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I need to remove the outer bag from my Kirby upright. The inner bag was not attached and there is mung everywhere.


In order to remove the outer jacket from your Kirby do the following.
Detach the top bag clip from the handle support. There is a plastic piece, just below the outer jacket, called the mini emptor. Turn it to the right to remove the entire bag assembly. Removing the outer jacket is dificult and even harder to put back on so this is what I would do.
Unzip the outer jacket as you were going to change the bag. Remove the paper bag. You will then see a long black tube, that has a 90 degree elbow at the top. That elbow is attached to the inside of the bag with a snap type strap. Remove the strap, then you will be able to move the tube, while you clean out the inside of the bag. When finished put everything back where it was.

Apr 28, 2010 | Kirby G4 Bagged Upright Vacuum

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I bought a Kirby Diamond Ultimate G on ebay and I'm happy with it but the outside bag smells strongly of cigarette smoke. How do I clean the bag so I don't smell smoke when I vacuum?


Greetings from GoVacuum,

Actually you can even wash this outer bag in the washing machine under a gentle cycle. It's best however not to put this in the dryer, but instead let it air dry completely before using it again in the vacuum cleaner.

You can remove the outer bag by first unclipping the top of the bag from the handle. If you look up at the top where the vacuum bag and the handle meet, on teh backside you can push the arm that the bag connects up into, allowing the bag to fall down. Then you'll need to remove the boot, or the mini emptor part at the bottom of the bag.

Standing on the side of the vacuum cleaner, with the bag right in front of you, grab the plastic boot part of the bag with both hands, and rotate the boot away from the vacuum cleaner, or counter clockwise until it is released from the vacuum cleaner. It may take some elbow grease, but this boot will come off I promise.

Once you have the outer bag off of the vacuum completely, make sure to remove the inner disposable bag first before washing the outer bag. If you'd rather not throw this into the washing machine, you may also just let the outer bag sit in a sink or tub full of hot water and simple green, then take it outside and use the garden hose to rinse it off. Again VERY IMPORTANT do NOT use the vacuum again until the bag has completely dried.

If you have any questions, or would like some clarification, please email me at chris.jones@govacuum.com and I'll be happy to answer any further questions or concerns.

If this was helpful, please rate this repair tip by clicking the 4 Thumbs Up iconds in the top right hand corner of this Solution.

Thanks so much,

Chris Jones
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Mar 10, 2010 | Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum

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Vacuum bag busted


Greetings from GoVacuum.com,

Yes, you certainly can take off the outer bag of your Oreck and wash it in the washing machine. You DO NOT however want to put the bag through the dryer!!!!! Just hang the bag outside, and let it air dry. It is important to make sure that the bag is 100% completely dry before you use the machine again. If the bag is wet, it will cause dirt to turn to mud in the bag, and probably cause a foul odor when you use the bag.

There are 2 different types of bag systems with Oreck vacuums. The one pictured below is the older style that uses a metal clamp to hold the bag in place. The newer docking system, will be a white plastic clamp that holds the outer bag in place. They both will be removed the same way however. Simply take a screwdriver and pry off the clamp;
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Once you have removed this clamp, simply pull the outer bag off. Once it has been washed, and the bag is 100% completely dry, put the outer bag back over the bag housing as far as it will go. When you put the clamp back on, it is imperative that the clamp go behind the plastic ridges, to ensure that it is tightly fastened. If the clamp is not put on correctly, this will cause the inner paper bag to fall off during vacuuming. Make sure that the clamp is in the right position when putting the bag back;
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If you have any further questions, please feel free to email them to me. I really enjoy sharing my knowledge an passion about vacuum cleaner, and vacuum repairs. We do stock all Oreck parts, so if you need any parts, please let me know.

Chris Jones
GoVacuum.com
chris.jones@govacuum.com

Oct 15, 2008 | Oreck XL2200 Bagged Upright Vacuum

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Kirby G4 Vacuum "BOOT"?


Greetings from GoVacuum,

The bottom part of the bag, which you referred to as a "Boot" is actually called a Kirby G4 Mini Em-Tor with Fill Tube Assembly. Kirby Part # 199493S. The part is only available to purchase with the fill tube assembly, this is the part that the disposable paper bag connects to inside the cloth outer bag.

Kirby has redesigned this fill tube, as the original design sometimes would cause the inner fill tube to crack. The Mini Em-Tor Fill Tube Assembly, part 199493S comes already assembled with the "boot" at the bottom, and the vacuum bag collar (the part the bag actually attaches to) at the top of it. You will need to remove the cloth outer bag from your old part, and put it onto the new "Boot". The cloth bag connects the "boot" with a special zip tie, which is Kirby Vacuum Bag Clamp. Kirby Part # 196599S. Where it is possible to remove the bag clamp without breaking it, I will warn you that this is no easy task. Spare yourself the aggravation of having to try and remove the clamp, and just cut the bag clamp with a knife or scissors.

You will also have to remove the top of the bag collar at the top of the cloth bag by releasing the fill tube from the inside of the cloth bag.

All of the parts are located on our website, www.govacuum.com. If you have any questions about the repair, you can get me on a live help, chat service located in the top right corner of our website. I'd be happy to walk you through this.

Thanks,

Chris Jones
GoVacuum.com

Sep 30, 2008 | Kirby G4 Bagged Upright Vacuum

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I am having trouble changing the bag in my generation four kirby. The picture is not helpful...at least for me. Thank you.


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Posted by mebrjean on Jul 28, 2008
I am having trouble changing the bag in my Generation Four Kirby. The picture is not helpful...at least for me. Thank you.
Hello,
I would advise you to ALWAYS to FIRST UNPLUG YOUR VACUUM before beginning any service procedure. The question is that is it the inside paper bag or the outside cloth bag? The paper bag simply has a cardboard collar and will just push and twist on to the black fill tube inside the cloth bag, the outer cloth bad is a little bit more difficult, it unhooks @ the top of the vacuum and it has a elastic band around the bottom, but on the inside cloth bag there is a ny tie that you have to cut off and remove in order to remove and change the clothe bag and then you need to get another ny tie that is of equal length to re-install the cloth bag, and the black tube sometimes is wired on with a bailing wire of which you can get @ a hardware store or your local vacuum cleaner dealer in your area. So if you need further assistance, please feel free to contact your local vacuum cleaner dealer in your area or in the yellow pages, or contact the factory phone number or website to further assist you with your questions.

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